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Tickets will be sold at:
Addo's Bookstore, Flamingo Bookstore, Hotel Rochaline, It Rains Fishes, Plaza Resort Bonaire, Little Havana and Sense.

Your reserved tickets will be available at
concert entrance until 7 pm.

				

Ticket information

Tickets for the event will be for sale as of mid June, 2013 at several locations on Bonaire. If you want to reserve tickets, just drop us an email at info@bonairejazz.com and we will be in contact with you.

The prices are as follow;
Friday, August 2nd USD 15.
Saturday, August 3rd USD 50. Sunday, August 4th USD 25.

'Passpartout' for all the three days will be USD 75.

Porfi Baloa y sus Adolescentes

Porfi Baloa was born on the 19 of September in Caracas, Venezuela. He became a person who in a short amount of time has won the hearts of the whole world with his unique way of composing and arranging salsa music with an orchestra that has it all.

As an 8 year old boy he already played the bass with ease and virtuosity while he was working and discovering his talent as a composer at the same time.

His passion for music and his magical way of creating lyrics lead him to compose and arrange various big hits within the salsa music accompanied by his orchestra “Adolescentes” with which he travels around the world.

Porfi Baloa, arranger, composer, and music producer made history within the Latin music world. His unique way of composing and arranging lead him to an impressive 87 awards, 4 billboard awards and 3 “Premio Lo Nuestro nominees. His music let him to a 60 times number 1 spot at the Venezuelan hit parade and a great number of times at the international level. His total dominance in composing, arranging and execution on Piano, Bass, Congas, Bongo, Timbales and Trombone has let him to one of the most creative and versatile musicians of this generation of music.

He has gotten the distinguished title of "El Embajador de la Salsa Juvenil Venezolana" as “The Beethoven of Salsa” because of his uniqueness and virtuosity.

With the production and execution of his orchestra “Adolecentes” with hits like: "Reclamando nuestro espacio", "Persona ideal", "La misma pluma", "Ahora mas que nunca", "Búscame", "Sellos de mi ADN", and the help of his other groups like "Chiky Salsa" y "El Klan de Porfi" he concurred the heart of the public’s.

With the hits "Persona ideal “(me tengo que ir), “Virgen”, “Me negó”, “Aquel lugar”, “Anhelo”, “entre otras" let him to travel all around the globe. With his unique sound, new way of composing and arranging salsa music, Porfi Baloa became and still is one of the most honored and valued representative of the Latin Music Generation.

His 18 years of experience directing, producing, composing and arranging which we today know by the name “Adolescentes”, converted his hits in to classics of today’s Latin American Music genre. It took six of his productions to manage him to become a well known, loved, praised and excellent musician within the Latin American Music around the world. The classics like: “Anhelo” , “Persona Ideal” , “Me Nego” , “Virgen” , “Se acabo el Amor” , “Aquel Lugar” and “Confianza” converted in to 40 number 1 hits within countries like Mexico , Peru , United States of America , Colombia and Venezuela , even became contagious to the public in Europe and Asian continent. His recent productions let him to a well deserved and honored spot within the billboard awards. In 2009 he was nominated for one of the most “Tropical Air Played” duo or group category amongst others like: Wisin y Yandel, Aventura and Don Omar. Nominated at the “Premio lo Nuestro 2010” as Tropical Salsa artist of the year amongst others like Gilberto Santa Rosa, Jerry Rivera and Luis Enrique.

 

Un 19 de Septiembre la ciudad de Caracas vio a nacer a Porfi Baloa, una persona que en poco tiempo iba a robarse el corazón de todos, creando un estilo en la salsa, un sonido particular y una orquesta que le daría la vuelta al mundo llevando su musica y sus composiciones.

A los 8 años ya tocaba el bajo con una habilidad y destresa inigualable, conociendo a esa poca edad su talento como compositor.

Su pasión por la musica y su magia creativa en las letras lo llevo a componer infinidades de exitos musicales, que junto a sus Adolescentes ha logrado mostrar y llevar a los 4 continentes. Porfi Baloa, Arreglista, Compositor, Músico y Productor marco historia en la Musica Latina.

Porfi Baloa es Ganador de 87 premios aproximadamente, 4 nominaciones a los Premios Billboard y 3 nominaciones al Premio lo Nuestro, lleva un Record de 60 primeros lugares en el Hit parade Venezolano y un gran numero de éxitos a nivel mundial gracias a sus Creaciones. El gran dominio en sus Arreglos y Composiciones sumándole la ejecución del Piano, el Bajo, las Congas, el Bongo, el Timbal y el Trombón lo han convertido en el Músico Creador mas versátil en su genero.

Es catalogado por la prensa especializada como "El Embajador de la Salsa Juvenil Venezolana" y "El Beethoven de la Salsa" por sus obras de gran trascendencia.

Con las producciones de su agrupación "ADOLESCENT'S ORQUESTA" como: "Reclamando nuestro espacio", "Persona ideal", "La misma pluma", "Ahora mas que nunca", "Búscame", "Sellos de mi ADN", incluyendo sus otras agrupaciones como "Chiky Salsa" y "El Klan de Porfi" se metió en el corazón del publico.

Sus canciones como "Persona ideal (me tengo que ir), Virgen, Me negó, Aquel lugar, Anhelo, entre otras" le han dado la vuelta al mundo.

Logro un sonido original y un nuevo concepto de la Salsa, es por ello que Porfi Baloa es y será uno de los baluartes mas emblemáticos y representativos de la Musica popular Latinoamericana.

Porfi Baloa ha llevado por 18 años la direccion , produccion , composicion y arreglos de lo que hoy conocemos como el sonido Adolescentes , convirtiendo muchas de sus composiciones en clasicos de la musica latina. Seis producciones que han logrado colocarse como las favoritas del publico latino en el mundo entero , clasicos inmortales como Anhelo , Persona Ideal , Me Nego , Virgen , Se acabo el Amor , Aquel Lugar y Confianza resaltan entre los 40 titulos que han alcanzado el primer lugar en paises como Mexico , Peru , Estados Unidos , Colombia y Venezuela , contagiando a su vez a el publico latino Europeo y salpicando con su salsa el continente Asiatico. Sus mas recientes producciones lo llevaron ha alcanzar el sitial de honor en la Cartelera Billboard , recibiendo una nominacion para estos premios en el 2009 como Artista Tropical Air Play del año , Duo o Grupo. disputandose junto a Wisin y Yandel , Aventura y Don Omar. Nominacion al Premio lo Nuestro 2010 Tropical Salsa - Artista Del Año . participando con Gilberto Santa Rosa Jerry Rivera y Luis Enrique.